Pseudosphaerodon Noetling 1885 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Labriformes - Labridae

Parent taxon: Labridae according to E. Casier 1966

See also Sepkoski 2002 and White 1926

Sister taxa: Bellwoodilabrus, Cheilini, Crenilabrus, Eocoris, Hypsigenyini, Julidini, Labrichthyini, Labrinae, Labrini, Labrobolcus, Labrodon, Malapterus, Novaculini, Nummopalatus, Phyllopharyngodon, Platylaemus, Protautoga, Pseudocheilini, Pseudolabrini, Scarini, Semicossyphus, Symphodus, Taurinichthys, Trigonodontinae, Wainwrightilabrus

Subtaxa: Pseudosphaerodon antiquus Pseudosphaerodon pycnodoides

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Ecology: nektonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Nigeria (2 collections), the United Kingdom (6)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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